We have brought together firearms organizations and gun violence prevention advocates in Franklin County, PA; Adams County, PA; and Washington, DC to take joint action that improves gun safety and prevents violence. Participants include civically minded residents associated with firearms organizations or violence prevention organizations.
Key program activities:
Influence skills workshop in Waynesboro, PA
Project design workshop in Washington, D.C.
Implementing a project across Franklin County, Adams County, and D.C. to achieve key gun safety and violence prevention goals identified by participants. Projects may include efforts to reduce gun-related deaths from suicides, domestic violence, and intra-community conflict.
See the public statement the group issued in December 2019 here.
Franklin County, PA
Population density: 168 people per square mile
89% white, 5% Hispanic, 4% black
Median property value: $174,000
President Trump won 71% of the vote in '16.
Adams County, PA
Population density: 197 people per square mile
89% white, 7% Hispanic, 2% black
Median age: 43
President Trump won 66% of the vote in '16 in Adams County.